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with a front panel that had a rectangular grill cloth with rounded corners and looked much like a television of that era.
It was designed to generate 26 watts at an 8 ohm impedance load, and offered a cathode-based bias.
No schematic for the 5D6 circuit has ever been found, but Ken Fox and Frank Roy have created a few from originals, and copies are freely available online.
Only 11 of these early 5D6 Bassman examples are known to have survived.
The 5D6 was a major departure from the earlier 5B6 Fender Bassman model.
Designed by Freddie Tavares, longtime R&D man at Fender, Instead of the single 15" speaker, four 10" Jensen Alnico P10R speakers were used.
The 5E6-A Bassman model was introduced later that year and included some evolutionary improvements.